One Sri Lankan Navy officer has died, while another has been injured after being run over by a lorry along the Ampara- Komariya main road, at around 10 last morning (11).

The body of the deceased officer, who has been identified as L.S.C.Ranasinghe has now been kept at the Akkaraipattu Hospital. The injured officer, identified as Navalalage Roopasinghe has been admitted to the Ampara General Hospital.

The incident has taken place when the two officers who had left the Navy camp situated in Oluwil and were travelling towards Panama, had been run over by a lorry transporting coconuts.

The Pottuvil Police are conducting further investigations into the incident.

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